Operations Messages

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    Date Message Type Status
    Sep 20 2017 14:17:35 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Barney Davis RAS has been turned off for a planned outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 20 2017 10:02:51 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Disabled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 20 2017 10:02:39 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Enabled Operational Information Active
    Sep 20 2017 08:46:47 CST The Daily RSASM for Wednesday September 20, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 20 2017 06:23:27 CST The Barney Davis RAS has been turned off for a planned outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 20 2017 01:07:34 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 19, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 19 2017 23:48:00 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Recalled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 19 2017 23:44:00 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Deployed Operational Information Active
    Sep 19 2017 17:53:29 CST The DC_R (Railroad)DC Tie is available for normal operations. Operational Information Active
    Sep 19 2017 17:24:56 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_R DC Tie will be unavailable from 14:50 09/15/2017 through 17:00 09/22/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 19 2017 10:22:36 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: At 09:50, ERCOT is issuing a Watch due to HRUC not completing for HE11 due to failure / timeline deviation. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 19 2017 09:51:14 CST At 09:50, ERCOT is issuing a Watch due to HRUC not completing for HE11 due to failure / timeline deviation. Operational Information Active
    Sep 19 2017 08:47:47 CST The Daily RSASM for Tuesday September 19, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 19 2017 00:32:40 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 18, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 18 2017 08:47:30 CST The Daily RSASM for Monday September 18, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 18 2017 08:46:21 CST The Wirtz RAS has been taken out of service/removed from RTCA. Operational Information Active
    Sep 18 2017 00:17:46 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 17, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 17 2017 08:47:17 CST The Daily RSASM for Sunday, September 17, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 17 2017 00:43:30 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 16, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 16 2017 18:10:49 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Cancelled
    Sep 16 2017 15:45:04 CST Physical Responsive Capability < 3000 MW: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Active
    Sep 16 2017 08:46:44 CST The Daily RSASM for Saturday, September 16, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 16 2017 00:16:39 CST On September 15, 2017, a sudden loss of generation occurred at 17:50 totaling 810 MW. Frequency declined to 59.838 Hz, ERCOT load was 59, 204 MW. Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 19:52:48 CST Wirtz RAS is in service Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 17:54:16 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Recalled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 15 2017 17:50:56 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Deployed Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 17:46:23 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Cancelled
    Sep 15 2017 16:07:16 CST Physical Responsive Capability < 3000 MW: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Active
    Sep 15 2017 16:01:17 CST The WIRTZ RAS has been taken out of service. Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 15:21:55 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_R DC Tie will be unavailable from 14:50 09/15/2017 through 17:00 09/22/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 10:42:06 CST The WIRTZ RAS is back in service at 1035. Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 08:53:41 CST The Daily RSASM for Friday, September 15, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 15 2017 00:24:24 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 14, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 14 2017 08:48:37 CST The Daily RSASM for Thursday, September 14, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 14 2017 03:17:08 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 13, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 13 2017 18:08:58 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT will be perform migration on its Energy (EMS) and Market Management System (MMS) Sept 13, 2017, during a maintenance window of 15:30 – 17:00. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 13 2017 17:17:58 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Barney Davis RAS has been disabled due to planed outage in the area. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 13 2017 15:18:25 CST ERCOT will be perform migration on its Energy (EMS) and Market Management System (MMS) Sept 13, 2017, during a maintenance window of 15:30 – 17:00. Operational Information Active
    Sep 13 2017 08:46:47 CST The Daily RSASM for Wednesday, September 13, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 13 2017 07:45:10 CST The Barney Davis RAS has been disabled due to planed outage in the area. Operational Information Active
    Sep 13 2017 00:11:49 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 12, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 12 2017 17:09:22 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is performing a migration on it's Market Management System from 15:36 to 17:00. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 12 2017 16:35:49 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Disabled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 12 2017 16:32:25 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Enabled Operational Information Active
    Sep 12 2017 15:39:39 CST ERCOT is performing a migration on it's Market Management System from 15:36 to 17:00. Operational Information Active
    Sep 12 2017 08:46:09 CST The Daily RSASM for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 12 2017 00:39:25 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 11, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 11 2017 15:13:00 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Eskota RAS has been taken out of service. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 11 2017 10:44:43 CST The Eskota RAS has been taken out of service. Operational Information Active
    Sep 11 2017 08:45:52 CST The Daily RSASM for Monday, September 11, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 11 2017 00:01:04 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 10, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 10 2017 22:58:05 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_S DC Tie will be unavailable from 00:23 09/10/2017 through 16:00 09/11/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 10 2017 21:22:51 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_L DC Tie will be unavailable from 17:23 09/10/2017 through 16:00 09/11/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 10 2017 19:16:18 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_R DC Tie will be unavailable from 18:45 09/10/2017 through 18:00 09/15/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 10 2017 18:50:07 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_R DC Tie will be unavailable from 18:45 09/10/2017 through 18:00 09/15/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 10 2017 18:40:26 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Cancelled
    Sep 10 2017 18:27:53 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_L DC Tie will be unavailable from 17:23 09/10/2017 through 16:00 09/11/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 10 2017 18:26:44 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_S DC Tie will be unavailable from 00:23 09/10/2017 through 16:00 09/11/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 10 2017 14:49:43 CST Physical Responsive Capability < 3000 MW: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Active
    Sep 10 2017 08:47:06 CST The Daily RSASM for Sunday, September 10, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 10 2017 00:08:59 CST On September 9, 2017, a sudden loss of generation occurred at 12:09 totaling 527 MW. Frequency declined to 59.892 Hz, ERCOT load was 42, 266 MW. Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 18:10:56 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Cancelled
    Sep 09 2017 14:53:52 CST Physical Responsive Capability < 3000 MW: ERCOT is issuing an Advisory due to Physical Responsive Capability being below 3000 MW Advisory Active
    Sep 09 2017 12:12:29 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Recalled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 09 2017 12:09:45 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Deployed Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 08:49:07 CST The Daily RSASM for Saturday, September 09, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 06:29:13 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The East DC Tie will be unavailable from 02:15 09/09/2017 through 12:00 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 09 2017 04:48:14 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_E DC Tie will be unavailable from 00:04 09/09/2017 through 00:05 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 09 2017 04:47:59 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The DC_E DC Tie will be unavailable from 02:15 09/09/2017 through 00:04 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 09 2017 04:47:40 CST DC Tie Outage: The East DC Tie will be unavailable from 02:15 09/09/2017 through 12:00 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 03:55:28 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_E DC Tie will be unavailable from 00:04 09/09/2017 through 00:05 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 03:03:29 CST DC Tie Outage: The DC_E DC Tie will be unavailable from 02:15 09/09/2017 through 00:04 09/09/2017 due to a forced outage. Operational Information Active
    Sep 09 2017 00:01:08 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 8, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 16:00:47 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning of K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater until 09/08/2017 1600 CPT. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 16:00:38 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning of K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater until 09/08/2017 1600 CPT. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 16:00:29 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning of K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater until 09/08/2017 1600 CPT. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 16:00:25 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K7/G3 until 13:00 CPT 9/8/2017 Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 12:19:37 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K7/G3 until 13:00 CPT 9/8/2017 Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 12:18:53 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K8/G4 until 10:00 CPT 9/8/2017 Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 12:18:44 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K8/G4 until 10:00 CPT 9/8/2017 Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 10:04:19 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning of K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater until 09/08/2017 1600 CPT. Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 10:03:22 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 CPT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 10:03:16 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 CPT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 10:02:56 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 09:15:58 CST The Daily RSASM for Friday, September 08, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 09:00:42 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K8/G4 until 10:00 CPT 9/8/2017 Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 08:59:13 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K8/G3 until 10:00 CPT. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 08:49:16 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K8/G3 until 10:00 CPT. Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 08:47:42 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued an alert due to the GMD Warning K-index increased to an 8 or greater (G4 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 CPT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 08:35:17 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued an alert due to the GMD Warning K-index increased to an 8 or greater (G4 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 CPT) Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 07:52:21 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 CPT) Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 07:49:26 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has extended the GMD Warning K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 07:45:59 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a warning of a Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) extended until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 07:45:25 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a warning of a Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) extended until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 04:34:09 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Warning of a Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) extended until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 04:32:58 CST ERCOT is working from primary control center. Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 04:30:31 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: ERCOT is working from alternate control center. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 08 2017 01:08:33 CST Warning of a Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or greater) extended until 9/8 /17 15:00 UTC (10:00 EDT) Operational Information Active
    Sep 08 2017 01:08:10 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance moving from K-7 to K-8 until Sept 08 2017 at 0100 Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 07 2017 21:11:51 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance moving from K-7 to K-8 until Sept 08 2017 at 0100 Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 21:11:20 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance K7 until Sept 8 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 07 2017 20:36:07 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance K7 until Sept 8 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 20:35:28 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K-8 until Sept 08 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 07 2017 20:11:45 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance of K-8 until Sept 08 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 20:11:23 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance K7 until Sept 8 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 07 2017 19:02:29 CST Advisory issued for a geomagnetic disturbance K7 until Sept 8 2017 at 0100. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 19:01:50 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a GMD Warning of K7 from Sept 7, 2017 at 1800 until Sept 8, 2017 at 0100 Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 07 2017 18:28:32 CST The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a GMD Warning of K7 from Sept 7, 2017 at 1800 until Sept 8, 2017 at 0100 Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 16:25:19 CST ERCOT is working from alternate control center. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 08:48:37 CST The Daily RSASM for Thursday, September 07, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 03:42:07 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 6, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 07 2017 03:42:02 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 6, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 06 2017 12:16:56 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: The Barney Davis RAS is currently disabled due to a forced transmission outage in the area. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 06 2017 08:48:05 CST The Daily RSASM for Wednesday, September 06, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 06 2017 03:10:07 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 5, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 06 2017 00:03:53 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Disabled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 06 2017 00:02:21 CST ERCOT Emergency Base Points are Enabled Operational Information Active
    Sep 05 2017 20:28:46 CST The Barney Davis RAS is currently disabled due to a forced transmission outage in the area. Operational Information Active
    Sep 05 2017 11:09:16 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: At 1200 08/30/2017 ERCOT issued an OCN for unplanned transmission outages that may impact reliability. Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 05 2017 08:47:30 CST The Daily RSASM for Tuesday, September 05, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 05 2017 03:03:43 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 4, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 04 2017 08:47:45 CST The Daily RSASM for Monday, September 04, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 04 2017 00:23:39 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 3, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 03 2017 08:45:55 CST The Daily RSASM for Sunday, September 03, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 03 2017 01:23:15 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on September 2, 2017. Operational Information Active
    Sep 02 2017 08:52:15 CST The Daily RSASM for Saturday, September 02, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs. Operational Information Active
    Sep 02 2017 00:19:29 CST On September 1, 2017, a sudden loss of generation occurred at 16:56 totaling 455 MW. Frequency declined to 59.894 Hz, ERCOT load was 57, 078 MW. Another sudden loss of generation occurred at 21:41 totaling 1, 209 MW. Frequency declined to 59.762 Hz, ERCOT load was 47, 627 MW. Operational Information Active
    Sep 01 2017 21:44:20 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Recalled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 01 2017 16:59:28 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Recalled Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 01 2017 16:56:16 CST ERCOT Responsive Reserve Has Been Deployed Operational Information Active
    Sep 01 2017 12:52:15 CST ERCOT has cancelled the following notice: Barney Davis RAS has been taken out of service/ removed from RTCA Operational Information Cancelled
    Sep 01 2017 08:45:54 CST The Daily RSASM for Friday, September 01, 2017 will not be occurring due to zero participating QSEs Operational Information Active
    Sep 01 2017 00:01:07 CST No sudden loss of generation greater than 450 MW occurred on August 31, 2017. Operational Information Active